NBA News: Player News and Updates for 3/11/16
NBA Player Updates 3/11: The Latest News from Around the League, Tonight's TV Schedule and More
March 11, 2016
We’ve got a big evening of basketball ahead of us tonight, which will kick off the 20 games today and tomorrow. In the meantime, here’s a look at the headlines out there right now.
Bulls-Spurs: Last night in San Antonio, the Spurs continued what’s been a history-making season so far.
Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 29 points, while LaMarcus Aldridge doubled up on 26 points and 10 rebounds. The result was a 109-101 victory at home over the Bulls. Tony Parker helped out with 20 points and 12 assists.
The Spurs are now 55-10, their best start in franchise history. They’re unbeaten at home in the last 40 straight.
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Cavs-Lakers: Last night’s other featured matchup came between the Cavs and the Lakers in L.A. This would be the final time LeBron James and Kobe Bryant will meet on the court, and the Cavs got the better end of it 120-108 here.
James put up 24 points, while Bryant had 26 on 11-of-16 shooting. Kyrie Irving logged 26, and Channing Frye had 21.
Nuggets-Suns: Up in Denver, the Nuggets got a home victory over the visiting Suns last night, taking it 116-98.
Emmanuel Mudiay put up 30 points--a career-high--while Nikola Jokic had 18 with 10 rebounds. Will Barton had 17 points with eight rebounds, and the Nuggets have won three in a row.
As for Devin Booker, he had a career-high with 35 points here but didn’t get the victory.
Raptors-Hawks: The Raptors didn’t start this one out very well, committing nine turnovers in the first 13 minutes against the Hawks. They were able to recover, however, and turned that into a 104-96 win.
DeMar DeRozan logged 30 points and five rebounds here, while Kyle Lowry helped out with 19 points and seven assists. Luis Scola doubled up on 10 points and 12 rebounds.
The Hawks had come into this one as winners of three straight. Their road trip is complete and they’ll head back home after this five-game stretch.
NBA Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Friday, March 11, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Detroit Pistons at Charlotte Hornets (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FS DETROIT)
Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers (TCN-PHI, YES)
7:30 PM ET:
Houston Rockets at Boston Celtics (CSNHD, ROOT)
8:00 PM ET:
Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls (NBATV, WGN-TV, FS-SUN)
New Orleans Pelicans at Memphis Grizzlies (FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST, FSNOLA)
Minnesota Timberwolves at Oklahoma City Thunder (SPORTSNET ONE, FS OKLAHOMA HD, FS NORTH)
9:00 PM ET:
Washington Wizards at Utah Jazz (ROOT, CSN)
10:00 PM ET:
Orlando Magic at Sacramento Kings (CSN-CA, FS FLORIDA)
10:30 PM ET:
Portland Trail Blazers at Golden State Warriors (SPORTSNET ONE, CSN BAY AREA, CSNNWHD)
New York Knicks at Los Angeles Clippers (NBATV, PRIME TICKET, MSG)
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